‘AMC’s’ Cady McClain on New Writers: They Are Killin’ It

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As previously reported, “” has named and as co-head writers. What’s so significant about their hiring is that this marks the first time since 2003 that a daytime soap opera has had two females leading its writing team. The last time was with Ellen Weston and Carolyn Culliton co-head writing CBS’ “.” Prior to that was in 2002, when and Culliton also co-head wrote for “GL.”

, who recently announced her decision to sign on to ’s version of “AMC” earlier this month, posted on her Twitter page yesterday where she said, “Yep, I read some scripts. All I can say is: ‘WOW!’ I’m excited! They are killin’ it.” She also re-tweeted a follower who said, “Im excited to see what Marlene McPherson, Elizabeth Snyder & Agnes Nixon write for #AMC this time around.” Per a press release by Prospect Park, Agnes Nixon is currently consulting on the reboots of “AMC” and “.”

The actress also tweeted earlier that day, “Excited to start shooting next week. WOW! Here we go!@prospectpk @AllMyChildrenTV.” McClain also thanked Prospect Park’s and for sending over some roses as a thank you to her for returning to “AMC.” She tweeted, “Thank you Frank and Jeff @prospectpk for these beautiful Valentines roses! So classy!”

  • Joliefan

    I am sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo excited! I can not wait to see BOTH shows!!!!! The first show can not air fast enough for me and all my friends and family!!!!!

  • I feel like I’m about to reunite with family members I haven’t see in years. OH SO EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Carol in Kentucky

    I’m Soo excited!!! I have watched AMC from the 1st episode with my mom. I feel like I’m Finally going to get to see my family again!!! When does the 1st episode air??

  • Carol in Kentucky

    And Dixie, (Cady McClain) I’m so so happy that your coming back!! What about Tad?

    • Chris

      MEK isn’t coming back right away. So Tad won’t be there at the start.